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Grand Rapids rolls out environmental success stories road show

Submitted 07-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

Education push touts infrastructure accomplishments and grand vision for moving city forward.

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Divorce Attorneys for Women partners with local domestic violence nonprofits to bring world-renowned author to West Michigan

Submitted 07-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

Lundy Bancroft is one of the world's leading experts on domestic abuse, and the author of several best-selling books. Bancroft will lead two workshops in October of 2016, one geared towards professionals and one open to the public. Registration is now open.

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Downtown wants ideas for reimagining Calder Plaza

Submitted 06-21-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The City of Grand Rapids, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. and Kent County will host the first public meeting on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 to discuss an effort to re-envision Calder Plaza.

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The City of Grand Rapids wins Project of the Year Award for innovative energy efficiency project

Submitted 06-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

Environmental Services Department wins APWA 2016 Project of the Year

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Celebrating Loving Day in Grand Rapids and its legacy in justice

Submitted 06-07-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Sunday, June 12, 2016 Ebony Road Players will be hosting its second annual Loving Day Celebration at Wealthy Theatre from 12 to 8 p.m.

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First woman to be local cartoonist from Grand Rapids

Submitted 05-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Gertrude Van Houten was a local celebrity during the 1920s & 1930s, and she was almost lost to history.

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GR Public Museum School wins City Environmental Services Department's 'Be a Basin Buddy' Student Video Contest

Submitted 05-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

More than 3,500 students celebrated their involvement in hands-on environmental learning projects this year at the seventh annual Groundswell Student Showcase

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Grand Rapids promotes job opportunities at Michigan Career Quest

Submitted 05-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

The City of Grand Rapids had the opportunity to reach out to thousands of students at MiCareerQuest

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Disability Advocates to hold coffee with township supervisors to discuss public transit

Submitted 05-10-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Panel discussion with township supervisors to discuss the importance of public transit from 9-10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 16th, 2016 at Orchard Hill Church.

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Rapids restoration plan - what's next?

Submitted 05-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

Here is what is on the horizon for the Grand River Restoration process

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